Asus X556UB

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 14%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 39%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 23%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (41st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 59 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith an average single core score, this CPU can handle browsing the web, email, video playback and the majority of general computing tasks including moderate gaming when coupled with an appropriate GPU. Finally, with a gaming score of 39.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is below average.
Graphics6.66% is a very low 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
Boot Drive49.8% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
CPU throttled at 95% by Windows. Ensure maximum processor state is set to 100% via Settings > System > Power & sleep > Additional power settings > Change plan settings > Change advanced power settings > Processor power management > Maximum processor state.
SystemAsus X556UB  (all builds)
MotherboardASUSTeK X556UB
Memory2.4 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display2560 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20151209
Uptime14 Days
Run DateJan 12 '19 at 17:09
Run Duration132 Seconds
Run User ROU-User
Background CPU2%
CPU Throttled 95%

 PC Performing as expected (41st percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
Intel Core i5-6200U
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.4 GHz, turbo 2.7 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (24th percentile)
39.1% Below average
SC Int 66.3
SC Float 72.9
SC Mixed 66.3
55% 68.5 Pts
QC Int 155
QC Float 200
QC Mixed 183
40% 179 Pts
MC Int 179
MC Float 203
MC Mixed 190
29% 191 Pts
Poor: 28%
This bench: 39.1%
Great: 48%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 520 (Mobile Skylake)
Asus(1043 246A) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 21.20.16.4627
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
6.66% Terrible
Lighting 17.9
Reflection 26.3
Parallax 17.6
6% 20.6 fps
MRender 13.2
Gravity 15.3
Splatting 28.2
8% 18.9 fps
Poor: 3%
This bench: 6.66%
Great: 8%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston A400 240GB-$30
97GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFKB1D1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 148 26 94 57 19 88 MB/s
Performing below expectations (24th percentile)
49.8% Average
Read 325
Write 101
Mixed 193
SusWrite 72
38% 173 MB/s
4K Read 10.8
4K Write 60.6
4K Mixed 19.7
74% 30.4 MB/s
DQ Read 230
DQ Write 208
DQ Mixed 119
117% 186 MB/s
Poor: 36%
This bench: 49.8%
Great: 93%
Seagate Momentus 2.5" 1TB
323GB free
Firmware: 2BA30001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 85 83 84 84 84 84 MB/s
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
46.8% Average
Read 78.8
Write 57
Mixed 49
SusWrite 84
50% 67.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.8
147% 1.1 MB/s
Poor: 14%
This bench: 46.8%
Great: 60%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Hynix HMT451S6CFR6A-PB Kingston 99U5469-045.A00LF 8GB
1600, 1600 MHz
4096, 4096 MB
Performing way below expectations (14th percentile)
46.7% Average
MC Read 16.8
MC Write 18
MC Mixed 14.8
47% 16.5 GB/s
SC Read 9
SC Write 16
SC Mixed 13.6
37% 12.9 GB/s
Latency 89
45% 89 ns
Poor: 44%
This bench: 46.7%
Great: 56%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds (explanation by AdoredTV).

Typical X556UB Builds (Compare 373 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 14%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 44%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 25%
Surfboard

System: Asus X556UB

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